Wednesday, May 20, 2009

This Summer's Teen Programs

Teen Events - Please pre-register by stopping by the library. There is a program sign-up book at the front circulation desk. Stop and sign, and you're registered.

June 3 at 11 a.m.: Tie Die With Sharpies (bring a t-shirt)

June 26 at 1:30 p.m.: Recycled Fashion Show (you'll make a lovely outfit out of garbage bags & duct tape, then walk the runway)

July 2 at 2:00 p.m: Create Team Edward or Team Jacob Jeans (bring jeans)

July 8 at 2:00 p.m.: Make GOCKS (Goth sock puppets)

July 17 at 1:30 p.m.: Puppet Idol (use a puppet of your choice to lip synch the song of your choice. All songs must be G-rated and suitable for an audience of young children; bring your music)

July 28 at 6:00 p.m.: Teen Prize Auction This is a special auction for teens who participate in the Teen Summer Reading program. You'll turn in slips for the reading you do, and I'll reward you with fake money you can use to bid on REAL prizes! Always lots of fun.

Thursday, May 07, 2009

Lightning Thief Author to Visit the Greene!


Popular children’s author Rick Riordan will introduce The Last Olympian: Percy Jackson & The Olympians, Book Five on Tuesday, May 19 from 4-6:30 pm at Books & Co at The Greene, 4453 Walnut Street, Beavercreek, Ohio. Line numbers will be given out beginning at 3 pm. Please show your books&co receipt for The Last Olympian to get a line number.

In this momentous final book in the New York Times bestselling series, the long-awaited prophecy surrounding Percy’s sixteenth birthday unfolds. And as the battle for Western civilization rages on the streets of Manhattan, Percy faces a terrifying suspicion that he may be fighting against his own fate.

The other books in the series are The Lightning Thief, The Sea of Monsters, The Titan’s Curse, and The Battle of the Labyrinth. Rick Riordan lives in San Antonio, Texas, with his wife and two sons.